Thai Cafe

Thai Cafe is another of the Friday Lunch crews’ favorite venues in Burnaby. After the sudden and inexplicable demise of Boua Thai, Thai Cafe quickly filled the void. For several years now it has been a guaranteed great Pad Thai fix.

This is exactly how Pad Thai should be. All of the elements are in place. Hot (chili paste), sour (tamarind and lime), salty (fish sauce) and sweet (palm sugar). Rice noodles perfectly cooked amongst crisp bean sprouts and carrot, crunchy peanuts, tender cubes of fried tofu, scallions and prawns. An excellent Pad Thai.

Kang Masamam (Chicken, potato, white onion and peanut curry)

Gai Pad Med Ma-Meung (Thai Cashew Chicken)

As far as quality and consistency go, you cannot beat Thai Cafe. The portions are sizeable and full of fresh ingredients. Above and beyond all of that is a truly authentic Thai flavor.

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2 responses

  1. Kirk

    What happened to Days Thai being your go to place for lunch?

    February 9, 2010 at 12:08 am

    • Karl

      Hey Kirk! Shouldn`t you be training for 2014?

      Had a coupla bad meals at Days Thai, started the blog and discovered many, many great places. Garlic & Chili is my new regular.

      February 9, 2010 at 12:15 am

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